Kia Soul: Transaxle Control Module (TCM). Installation - Automatic Transaxle Control System - Automatic Transaxle SystemKia Soul: Transaxle Control Module (TCM). Installation

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Automatic Transaxle System / Automatic Transaxle Control System / Transaxle Control Module (TCM). Installation

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Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Perform Transaxle Control Module(TCM) learning after replacing the TCM prevent slow transaxle response, jerky acceleration and jerky startup. (Refer to Automatic Transaxle Control System - "Repair procedures")
After replacing the ECM (TCM) of the vehicle with the immobilizer, the following procedure must be performed.
[If installing a used ECM (TCM)]
1) Perform "ECM Neutral Mode" procedure using GDS. (Refer to "Body Electrical System - "Immobilizer System - Repair procedures")
2) After finishing "ECM Neutral Mode", perform "Key Teaching" procedure using GDS. (Refer to "Body Electrical System - "Immobilizer System - Repair procedures")
[If installing a new ECM (TCM)]
Perform "Key Teaching" procedure using GDS. (Refer to "Body Electrical System - "Immobilizer System - Repair procedures")
After replacing the ECM (TCM) of the vehicle with the smart key system (button start), the following procedure must be performed.
[If installing a used ECM (TCM)]
1) Perform "ECM Neutral Mode" procedure using GDS. (Refer to "Body Electrical System - "Smart key System - Repair procedures")
2) After finishing "ECM Neutral Mode", turn IGN ON then OFF using the smart key or start button. Then the ECM learns information on the smart key automatically.
[If installing a new ECM (TCM)]
Turn IGN ON then OFF using the smart key or start button. Then the ECM learns information on the smart key automatically.
    Transaxle Control Module (TCM). Removal
    1. Turn ignition switch OFF. 2. Remove the air cleaner assembly. (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Air cleaner") ...

    Transaxle Oil Temperature Sensor. Description
    Transaxle oil temperature sensor monitors the automatic transaxle fluid's temperature and conveys the readings to TCM. It is an NTC (Negative Thermal Coefficient) sensor whose resistance ...

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